Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – 2017

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam

October 20 (Friday) thru October 26, 2017 (Thursday)

Skanda Shashti commemorates the victory of Lord Sri Kartikeya, the son of Lord Sri Siva, in destroying evil asura “Sura Padman”.

During this important auspicious festival, special abhishekams and alankarams will be performed to the most beautiful Sri Skanda Kartikeya with Sri Valli and Sri Devasena. Sadakshara Mantra Japam (chanting “Om Sa-ra-va-na-bha-vaya namaha”), Kãvadi Pooja and procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) & Kãvadi are the unique rituals of Skanda Shashti celebrations.

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam concludes on October 26 (Thursday) with the grand Kalyãna Utsavam of Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy.

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Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – Schedules

October 20, 2017 (Friday)

8:15 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Homam.
9:00 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Abhishekam, Pooja, Anujna, Vãstu Šãnti, Ankurãrpanam, Rakshã Bandanam, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Kalaša Sthãpanam, Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:00 pm – Sadakshara Mantra Japam begins.
7:15 pm – Šri Šubrahmanya Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam, Hãrati.

October 21, (Saturday) thru October 24, 2017 (Tuesday)

8:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
9:00 am – Sadakshara Mantra Japam
10:00 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam, Special Alankãram, Pooja, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:00 pm – Sadakshara Mantra Japam
7:15 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam, Hãrati.


Schedule Change – October 24, 2017 (Tuesday)
Scheduled Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam will be at 10:00 am instead of 7:15 pm


October 25, 2017 (Wednesday) – Skanda Shashti Day

8:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
9:00 am – Sadakshara Mantra Japam Concludes
9:30 am – Mahã Poornãhuti, Kãvadi Pooja, Procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) and Kãvadi.
10:15 am – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Abhishekam, Special Alankãram, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Utsava Moorthy Abhishekam, Hãrati.
6:00 pm – Šri Subramanya Trišatinãma Pooja, Hãrati.
7:15 pm – Prãkãra Utsavam.

October 26, 2017 (Thursday)

5:00 pm – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy Kalyãna Utsavam, Hãrati.
6:30 pm – Upachara Pooja, Prakara Utsavam.

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